*Many adults pay no or low fees, depending on their circumstances.
Learners must be at least 19 years old.
To study this course, students must be at least 16 years old. It is a knowledge-only qualification and therefore students do not need to be working or undertaking practical placements.
You can expect to study:
- Understanding schools as organisations
- Understanding how to keep children and young people healthy, safe and well
- Understanding how to communicate with children, young people and adults
The Preparing To Work In Schools Level 1 Award is a qualification which prepares students for further learning and training whilst developing an understanding of the teaching and learning environment in a school setting. It covers areas such as how to support the well-being of a child or young person and the development of a child or young person.